Minister Nathi Mthethwa has joined Mzansi in condemning domestic violence in South Africa. This comes as a video, showing Babes Wodumo being assaulted by her partner, goes viral across the country.
Nathi Mthethwa, Arts and Culture Minister, has joined the scores of people who are suitably appalled at the way musician Mampintsha treats Babes Wodumo.
Wodumo took to Instagram late last night to broadcast how her boyfriend viciously attacked her. In the video, Babes can be seen asking why Mampintsha keeps hitting her while he repeatedly slaps her.
According to Eyewitness News, Mthethwa says abusive relationships should never be tolerated, sharing his opinion on social media platform, Twitter.
The Arts and Culture Minister reacted to the situation with a few strong words, saying:
“Gender-based violence in our society is so endemic, it is time that we act on it and not just talk about it because if we can’t act now, we will never act. Our society has to move forward [and] people should understand that we are building a non-racial and non-sexist society.”
Briefly.co.za reported earlier today that Babes went live on Instagram late last night. The feed initially looked normal, until the pair is heard having an argument. Mampintsha is seen accusing Babes of cheating. Babes defends herself with a spicy response which clearly triggers the abusive boyfriend to strike her.
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